Angle of the North Taku Fort escaladed by the French
© 2013 Dr Timothy Connor
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: GA01-040. Photograph by Felice Beato. It shows the south west corner of the inner (or upper) North Taku Fort. Judging by the position of the scaling ladders, this exposure was made on the same day as GA01-037, that is, August 22 1860 or later. See "Of Battle and Beauty - Felice Beato's Photographs of China" by David Harris (Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1999) - Catalogue 15.
299mm x 247mm
Black and white photograph